Although it is not always at the top of the news feed, Safari Club International (SCI) is a staunch defender of our hunting and shooting rights—both domestically and on an international scale. Here is a release regarding its latest effort here at home.
With one-day left of President Obama’s term, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe acted without dialogue or public comment. Was it one more instance of a public official going rogue and imposing a personal agenda, or finishing the business he was appointed to do? The timing certainly seems suspect, but it is the details that really matter. Here is the full analysis and release from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
When U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, recently introduced a measure in the U.S. Senate to make it easier for hunters and shooters to purchase suppressors to protect their hearing—and a similar measure was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives—those who understand the topic were appreciative of the effort.
SIG Sauer handguns have long been a favorite of competitive shooters, law enforcement, and home defense enthusiasts. Now, it will add the U.S. Army to its list of fans with the award of a contract to replace the M9 service pistol.
Aimpoint announced the release of the new Aimpoint Micro S-1 sight at SHOW Show 2017. Designed specifically for use on shotguns with a ventilated rib, the Micro S-1 greatly enhances hit percentage for waterfowl and upland bird hunters, on the sporting clays course, and provides a compact, low-profile optic for turkey and deer shotgun hunters.
Umarex debuted the Second Zero system, under its new Axeon Optics Solutions brand. The Second Zero is a precision optical device that gives any rifle shooter an instant second zero distance whether in hunting or tactical application. It works with all optical sights from rifle scopes to dot sights.
Suppressor ownership is on the horizon and hopefully coming to your home soon—without waiting months or paying for costly tax stamps. Talking with suppressor manufacturers, few believe we will see the legislation in the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, but all are confident that it will come.
That begs the question, where will the market go if suppressors are commonly available? How will technology be affected? Most importantly, which one would you buy—first?
It is the last question that SilencerCo is most concerned with. After almost a decade of development—because they believed there was no point bringing a product to market until it had been perfected—SilencerCo has timed perfectly timed the release of the new MAXIM 9.
For now, we will all have to keep our fingers crossed. However, in the meantime, here is a video and a few facts from SilencerCo to salivate and dream over.
Nine years of dreaming.
Ten thousand hours of trial and error.
Numerous failures that served as valuable learning experiences.
One holster-able, integrally suppressed 9mm pistol that is hearing safe with all types of ammunition: the Maxim 9.
The time has come, the kinks are worked out, the details are dialed, and now the world will experience true innovation.
In honor of the official production launch of the Maxim 9, take a look behind the curtain for a glimpse into the journey to create the most disruptive product to hit the firearms industry in decades.
Maxim 9s will begin showing up around the country as early as April 2017. Standby, revolution is on the way.
The only ones who understand the value of camouflage better than hunters is Mother Nature and the game we pursue.
Last year, legendary German firearms manufacturer Merkel tested the waters of the American market with the company’s first exceptionally affordable bolt-action rifle.
Though the 6.5 Creedmoor still gets a lot of attention, there’s a whole lot more going on this year for hunters and target shooters.
Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization and the Firearms Industry Trade Association Join Forces, Launch New Education Program to Potentially Save Thousands of Lives
Walking through the manufacturer and exhibitor booths at the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor, Trade (SHOT) Show’s Industry Day at the Range, I had a chance to speak with several suppressor manufacturers as well as several dealers. The news was mixed but consistent.
Representative Thomas Massie, (R) KY, has re-introduced a bill to repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) of 1990 and its amendments. It was found unconstitutional in 1995 in U.S. v. Lopez. Then it was passed again,
The election of November 8, 2016, caused in elation to many and sorrow to others. Regardless whom you voted for in the Presidential election, we should all be feeling more than a little sorrow for the residents of California. In fact, we should be downright outraged. While California has never been known as being overly friendly to gun owners or manufacturers, new laws have truly changed the game and made it easier than ever for residents or travelers to run afoul of the law.